Be Inspired is an innovative new programme of capacity building that aims to develop the capability of individuals, groups and local organisations to enable them to implement projects that address unmet community needs. The aim of the programme is to inspire, motivate and support people in deprived communities in North Ayrshire to volunteer their time to implement projects and to provide tailored one to one support.
We are seeking a talented community worker as Senior Community Coach to implement and manage operational delivery of this project. You will work closely with the Be Inspired Project Manager and a Community Coach to deliver the programme to meet targets and outputs. You will benefit from support from the CEO The Ayrshire Community Trust who will share knowledge of the local third sector landscape and community planning structures.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.
You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
The service accommodates and supports people aged 21 and over who are homeless. Housing Assistants manage the accommodated buildings 24/7 and provide a contact point for people who may need some assistance or guidance where required, this involves lone working.
2 x 8 hour shifts from 07:45 to 15:45 or 14:15 to 22:15 over a 7 day rolling rota.
If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.
Scottish Women’s Aid (SWA) is looking for an enthusiastic and highly skilled policy professional to become our new Children and Young People’s Policy Worker. The successful candidate will have relevant experience in children’s policy and/or children’s human rights, along with experience of working with diverse stakeholders, including children and young people.
You will understand the gendered analysis of domestic abuse and the issues, policies and legislation within Scotland affecting women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse, and will also understand children’s human rights including children’s participation principles and approaches.
We are seeking a diplomatic self-starter, with good communication skills and attention to detail; someone who gets work done within agreed timelines, works on her own initiative, and contributes constructively as part of a team.
The Prince's Trust is a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome.
We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.
To help us realise our vision, we are changing our approach and looking at innovative ways to develop and enhance our ways of working. This has led to the creation of exciting new opportunities across The Prince’s Trust at all levels based throughout the United Kingdom.
We are looking for three Prince’s Trust Executives based in our Dundee office. As a Prince’s Trust Executive you will work directly with young people, volunteers and partners to deliver programmes and activities to support and encourage young people to live, learn and earn. We are looking for individuals who engage in challenges with optimism and resilience, who are adaptive and flexible, ready to embrace change and innovation.
You will be a natural and effective communicator, passionate about delivering excellent customer service and making the right decision for young people. Working as part of a team within a defined geographical area, you will work with clear objectives to 'connect', 'progress' and help 'transform' the lives of young people who need us most.
This role will be multi-disciplined and will involve you working across many of our programmes and we would welcome applicants with a diverse skill set which could include Education, Youth Work, Outdoor Education, Business and Enterprise.
The Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) is seeking one lay and one registrant member for the CNHC Board.
Are you interested in setting standards in the public interest? CNHC is the independent regulatory body for complementary healthcare practitioners, established in 2008 with support and funding from the Department of Health. Our public register of over 6,200 qualified therapists provides confirmation that individuals have met UK standards for safe and competent practice.
The Board meets in London for a half-day four times a year.
We have vacancies for one lay and one registrant Board member.
There is no remuneration for attendance at Board meetings but travel costs are reimbursed.
This is a rare opportunity to join our organisation as Strategic Manager.
The Strategic Manager of Fife Gingerbread will ensure the smooth, efficient and effective running of the organisation in meeting the support needs of lone parent, vulnerable and disadvantaged families across Fife.
They will be responsible for working with the Board of Directors to provide strategic direction and organisational leadership for Fife’s largest independent family charity.
They will drive the aims of the organisation by keeping abreast of all relevant local and national policy, welfare and economic developments and new opportunities, and assessing the impact of these policy decisions on lone parents, vulnerable and disadvantaged families.
The Strategic Manager will have overall responsibility for providing support to and managing the performance of staff and volunteers in the organisation. They will ensure the views and interests of lone parents and vulnerable families are forefront in the planning and delivery of services, and that the appropriate financial and administrative systems are in place.
Do you want to join a dynamic and hard-working team?
Healthy Valleys is a highly successful, community led health improvement organisation located in Lanark. We have a new opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic and hard-working team.
We are looking to recruit a Team Leader to co-ordinate and deliver the workstreams for Resilient Families.
An opportunity to be a part of a small very hard working and dynamic team.
You will have a proven business development and funding background and a qualification to degree level for counselling and clinical supervision.
You will manage all aspects of a highly professional counselling and supervision team ensuring all are working ethically and within the policies and procedures of Relationships Scotland.
Reporting to the Board of Trustees of RS Central you will be responsible for, manage and oversee all aspects of the service delivery and of all projects.
You will develop and source funding to maintain current services and any future project opportunities.
You will attend forums such as children, family, health and social care integration, gender based violence etc and regularly meet with key figures in statutory services - social services, education, police and health and other key organisations to maintain the relationships that have been built up over the years. You will have a sound knowledge and experience of the voluntary sector and its challenges.
Keeping up to date with challenges and developments in counselling practice by attendance at RS, COSCA, and other agreed networks/meetings.
Participate in regular support and supervision sessions.
The Relationships Scotland Network is partially funded by the Scottish Government and is a partnership between RS and 22 local RS Centres throughout Scotland.
RS Central is based in the Forth Valley area the main management, administration and counselling centre is based in Falkirk but we provide services at other locations throughout Forth Valley.
Relationships Scotland - Couple Counselling Central Scotland has a long history in Forth Valley having delivered services since 1953.
There have been several name changes over this time Marriage Counselling, Couple Counselling, Relate Forth Valley and now Relationships Scotland.
We consistently provide high quality and professional couple counselling and have expanded our services to include the following:
Services delivered throughout RS network
Who do we help?
Those who are struggling to cope with many of life’s challenges such as bereavement, addiction, mental health, gender and sexuality issues, domestic and sexual abuse, illness and disability, parenting responsibilities, communication etc. In fact anything that impacts on relationships and family life.
Last year we were approached by 650 people looking for support and help.
Our Vision and Aim
To improve health and wellbeing for all people and their families by supporting robust and healthy relationships.
Continually support and expand our services to meet the needs of the people in Forth Valley through confidential and high-quality service provision.
We support the aims and objectives of the Scottish Government in their early intervention prevention agenda particularly around domestic conflict and children and young people services.
To continue to be respectful of client autonomy, to be non-judgmental and to respect their choices in life.
Maintaining the highest levels of confidentiality whilst mindful of safety around risk to self and others.
Acceptance, empathy and genuineness for all clients irrespective of their situation and to be as accessible as possible.
Celtic FC Foundation is looking to recruit two Events Executives. Reporting to the Events Manager, the successful applicants will be responsible for the day-to-day co-ordination of the fundraising events/initiatives and supporter fundraising portfolio. This will include meeting income generation targets, the identification and development of new opportunities and the maintenance and extension of existing support.
Key accountabilities will include:
Skills and Experience required:
Applicants should have at least two years’ demonstrable experience in fundraising or sales, experience of coordinating events and initiatives and dealing with the public or working in a client facing role. The successful candidates will possess excellent interpersonal and written / verbal communication skills and outstanding persuasion, negotiation and influencing skills. They will have strong networking abilities and planning, organisational and administrative skills. Candidates must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office or XP software applications and a full UK driving licence.
A relevant qualification in fundraising, sales or event management is also desirable.
The role will require a flexible approach to working hours, with some evening and weekend working being required.
Collydean Community Centre has been successful in securing an award from the Children’s Lottery (Chance to Study) The Centre will now be able to offer “trained & trusted” staff to reach out and engage with vulnerable children, young people and adults within the Collydean area. The Community Coach will be based at the Centre; however, the majority of their time will be spent in the homes of the vulnerable people, working alongside other specialist agencies. Coaching them, until they feel confident to engage with the Centre’s Community Companion.
Applications are invited from people who have knowledge & experience in working with children, young people and adults with mental health issues and the elderly & infirm who may feel isolated in their own homes. Can work in partnership with other mental health practitioners. Have the ability to engage effectively and positively with young & elderly people in their own homes and community and develop strong & trusting relationships, as well as contributing towards their care plan and helping them make positive life choices.
Be patient and understand that the Coach relationship is a process that takes work and time
Enthusiasm, effort, interest and reliability
Prepared to work hard, conscientiously and always responsible
Support, encourage and motivate children, young people and adults on an ongoing basis and at times with individual attention, with a longer-term aim to integrate those potentially isolated into larger activity groups.
Be comfortable and able to establish appropriate boundaries with vulnerable persons and their families.
Attend on-going training when needed or requested to do so
Complete evaluation surveys as requested by Centre Manager
Although no formal qualifications are necessary, a SVQ2 or SVQ3 in Health & Social Care would be desirable
The post holder should be non-judgemental and be viewed by children, young people and adults, as a positive caring role model and influence in their lives.
Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.